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Distance between St Louis, MO (STL) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Distance from St Louis to Des Moines (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 259 miles / 418 kilometers / 225 nautical miles.

How far is Des Moines from St Louis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between St Louis and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 259.451 miles
  • 417.546 kilometers
  • 225.457 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 259.360 miles
  • 417.400 kilometers
  • 225.378 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) to Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between St Louis and Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (134 pounds).

Airport information


A St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″W

B Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

Map

St Louis to Des Moines flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

St Louis (STL) → Des Moines (DSM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
259

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